Cognitive PerceptionPromote handling of quantities and numbers as well as memory skills.
Starting at 9 months of age, toddlers are busy training their cognitive skills. In doing so, they train the information processing of basic mathematical concepts and acquire the ability to retain content in memory. The basic experiences that develop here are important prerequisites for later systematic learning.
From 9 months, children find out that objects they can’t see still exist. This is called object permanence. From this point on, the first exercises take place to train cognitive abilities.
Around the first birthday, children increasingly recognize different contexts. For example, when I press this button, there is a sound. Or, if I pull this string, the toy moves. These so-called cause-and-effect relationships are examined and things are categorized, which forms the basis for logical thinking.
At the beginning of the 2nd year of life, children begin to acquire their first physical basics. This includes building towers, stacking cups, and pouring water around. All of these activities serve to explore space.
Up to the age of 2.5, children build things together. Only then do they begin to build horizontally as well as vertically. From the age of 3, they also build three-dimensionally. It is sometimes through these building activities that the foundation is laid for children’s mathematical understanding.
With our tray suggestions of the category cognitive skills, we would like to bring exactly these skills closer to the children.
Links to the pages with mixed cognitive perception tray suggestions, sorted by age, can be found on the one hand in the navigation bar above, and on the other hand . Again, as with our entire site, ages are only guidelines, as all children develop at their own pace.